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2012 Archives

UA President Gamble tours KSMSC as part of FSMI Kodiak visit

Fairbanks community celebration of Sikuliaq launch

Hundreds help launch R/V Sikuliaq in Wisconsin

Ray RaLonde receives superior outreach award

Blue Skies for R/V Sikuliaq

Research teams embark on Chukchi Sea projects - ADN

Fisheries faculty Courtney Carothers featured on Kodiak KMXT-FM Alaska Fisheries Report

UA developing workforce training plan for Alaska fisheries, seafood and maritime industries

Alaska Sea Grant announces new marine research projects

MAP shares Alaska Forum award for Aleutian toxin monitoring

Marine Advisory Program brings fishing vessel refrigeration training to Homer

Alaska Sea Grant highlights several March coastal events

Alaska Sea Grant book wins Alaska Library Association's Alaskana Award

Alaska Sea Grant and Marine Advisory Program staff win awards

MAP molds young fishermen into industry leaders

Name Changed at UAF Kodiak Facility

CFOS and MAP experts speak to media

Fishermen to meet in Juneau for Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit

APPLY NOW! Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship like "rocket fuel" for career

CFOS tests ringed seals for Fukushima radiation

2011 Archives

Alaska Sea Grant now taking applications for 2013 National Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit makes news

Alaska Sea Grant Holiday Open House and Gift Sale

Alaska Sea Grant research biologist Ben Daly speaks to KMXT-FM about blue king crab hatchery research

New Publication from Alaska Sea Grant: Saving Fuel on Your Recreational or Charter Boat

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program to bring popular fishing vessel refrigeration workshop to Kodiak

UAF associate professor Reid Brewer presents lecture: "Octopus and other creatures run wild"

Alaska high school students prepare for 2012 ocean science competition

Fishing People of the North symposium to discuss social, environmental change

FITC scientists study the potential of freeze-dried sockeye salmon as astronaut food. (3 min. MP3)

KMXT public radio in Kodiak reports on the politics surrounding genetically modified salmon in Alaska

Alaska commercial fishing groups donate to king crab research

Fish Tech Center’s role expanded, redefined

Sea Grant, Kodiak Center and USDA researchers develop new freeze-drying method

CFOS student Charlotte Regula-Whitefield achieves breakthrough spawning sea cucumbers in captivity

UAF experts say shellfish toxin likely to be a problem again this year

Marine Advisory Program launches website with tools, videos, resources to help coastal communities adapt to climate change

Juneau high schoolers to unveil rebuilt sea otter skeleton

Gradinger takes over as associate dean

UAF installs first ocean acidification buoy in Alaska waters

Ocean scientists to gather for Sikuliaq science workshop

CFOS student earns Fulbright scholarship

Juneau high school team becomes first policy briefing champion at National Ocean Sciences Bowl finals

Port Valdez invertebrates stabilized 26 years after quake

UAF, Marinette Marine, NSF celebrate Sikuliaq keel-laying

Keel-laying ceremony to be held April 11 for R/V Sikuliaq

Castellini to speak on future of Alaska polar marine research, R/V Sikuliaq

Castellini to lead College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Kodiak lands new Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program agent

FITC students win awards at 2011 Pacific Fisheries Technologists Conference

CFOS scientists contribute to award-winning book Life in the World's Ocean

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program floats fishermen training program, seeks public, industry comment

Juneau team takes fifth consecutive Tsunami Bowl trophy

Interim Dean Mike Castellini's reflections on former staff member Laura Fenton

FITC to offer Brown Bag Lunch Seminar Series

Alaska Sea Grant taps local biologist for Marine Advisory Program agent in Nome

Alaska Marine Science Symposium talks available as podcasts

High school ocean sciences experts to gather in Seward

Interim Dean Castellini's reflections on former student Kevin Engle

CFOS students win best poster awards at Alaska Marine Science Symposium

Mathis wins Alaska Ocean Leadership Award

Marine biology graduate student earns Encyclopedia of Life Fellowship

Record number of marine scientists to attend Alaska Marine Science Symposium

2010 Archives

Remembering Andrea Ruby

Quinn makes headlines with article on sea lice, pink salmon

Southeast Alaska food security subject of Alaska Sea Grant and Cooperative Extension research

Southeast shrimp fishermen could receive up to $12,000

Next phase of king crab research nets $460,000

Bering Sea chill yields fatter plankton, changes in pollock diet

Students win best student paper, best student poster awards at American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting

CFOS graduate students present at American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting

26th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium

Senator Begich and Juneau mayor visit Lena Point Fisheries Building

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program holds workshops to help public understand how environmental policy is made

NOAA recognizes Kasitsna Bay Laboratory for contributing to diversity

Seaweeds a passion for “nerdy” Juneau biologist

Census of Marine Life celebrates ‘decade of discovery’

CFOS graduate wins W.F. Thompson Best Student Paper Award

Alaska Sea Grant receives grants to boost shellfish farming, track invasive marine species and collect data from stranded marine mammals

Alaska crab research nets donation from major California seafood retailer

Visiting scientist to lecture on responses of fish populations to climate change and fishing

Underwater gliders ply Chukchi waters for the first time

Study examines turbine effects on Yukon River fish

Castellini contributes to Department of Interior offshore drilling meeting

UAF establishes Ocean Acidification Research Center

CFOS remembers Senator Ted Stevens

Crowley donates $20,000 to CFOS, UAF for scholarships

Stable isotopes conference begins next week

John Kelley retires after 40 years at the University of Alaska

New energy device to power oceanographic equipment

Hollmen named interim science director at Alaska SeaLife Center

Read about CFOS students on the R/V Thompson in the Bering Sea

CFOS celebrates new fisheries laboratory complex

Exploring Kachemak Bay's underwater forests

Alaska Sea Grant to fund $1 million in marine research

Underwater gliders may change how scientists track fish

Nanwalek middle schoolers contribute to worldwide marine life database

Legislature, governor, university contribute to coastal Alaska through Marine Advisory Program funding

Scientist says Chatanika whitefish are making a comeback

Castellini takes over as interim dean

Cordova Marine Advisory agent recalls trip to Louisiana oil spill

Students win awards at the Western Groundfish Conference

Scientists to study Western Alaska salmon declines

Oil spill resources for the media

Weingartner wins Usibelli award for research

CFOS students win awards at UAF Campus Research Day

Feds make $6 million available for aquaculture research: proposals due by May 25, 2010

Students earn Rasmuson Fisheries Research Center Fellowships

Alaska Sea Grant to undergo national review

MAP to hold marine refrigeration workshops for commercial fishermen

Spring 2010 newsletter now online

Kruse testifies before state legislature

UA seeks state funding for marine extension in six coastal communities

Juneau, Anchorage win first, second at Tsunami Bowl

This year's NOSB competition is the biggest yet

UAF study examines economic impact of halibut-sablefish quota system

Crab hatchery biologist joins Alaska Sea Grant

Signing ceremony scheduled for R/V Sikuliaq contract

CFOS students win poster, presentation awards at the Alaska Marine Science Symposium

Marine Advisory Program news highlights

CFOS student blogs from Antarctica

Faculty members receive Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards

University research vessel gets Alaska Native name

Pollock fleet donations top $10 million in 10 years

2009 Archives

Scientists look to fourth year of crab hatchery research

High school students to tackle shrinking sea ice at ocean science bowl

Don Schell, former IMS director and professor emeritus, dies

UAF chooses shipyard to build Alaska Region Research Vessel

Quinn earns American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter's highest award

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program sponsors 2009 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit

Fall 2009 CFOS Newsletter online

CFOS seafood scientist receives international acclaim

Scholarship honors fisheries student Blake Nunemann

CoastWise Alaska radio service highlights marine topics and connects the university to coastal communities

Ecosystems 2010: Global Progress on Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management

Bristol Bay region welcomes local as new Marine Advisory Program agent

Researchers study rebirth of an island after volcanic eruption

New findings show increased ocean acidification in Alaska waters

University seeks name for Alaska Region Research Vessel

CFOS alumnus receives presidential young scientist award

Christie to lead Alaska Sea Grant

Award-winning geophysicist to present on space exploration

Senior Shelley Woods earns outstanding student award

NSF announces funding for Alaska Region Research Vessel

Seward hosts international marine conference

Marine Advisory Program releases videos aimed at helping commercial fishermen improve salmon quality

CFOS to dedicate new fisheries building in Juneau

Alaska Sea Grant and MAP now on YouTube

Fishermen invited to marine refrigeration workshops in Kodiak, Homer, Anchorage

Alaska Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence hires noted Homer educator

Alaska Sea Grant publishes proceedings of Aleutian Energy-Fisheries Workshop

Alaska Sea Grant oil spill legal experts reunite for 20th anniversary of Exxon spill

Facing hard times, South Carolina shrimpers look to the Marine Advisory Program

Juneau high school students sweep ocean bowl for third straight year

CFOS student blogs about working in DC

CFOS scientists make headlines with Census of Marine Life findings

Princess Tours gives $100,000 to UAF Marine Advisory Program

CFOS students earn best poster, best presentation awards at Alaska Marine Science Symposium

Fish business course available on TV and the Web

2008 Archives

Castellini, Kelley named AAAS Fellows

MAP and Cooperative Extension teach business 101 to Kodiak Hispanic women

Record number of Alaska high school teams set to compete in state's run-up to National Ocean Sciences Bowl

CFOS receives $3 million for marine sustainability program

Alaska Sea Grant seeks college students for national marine policy fellowship

Alaska Sea Grant seeks preliminary research proposals that help coastal communities

Juneau faculty, staff, students move into Lena Point Fisheries Facility

Princess Tours senior Alaska executive joins the Alaska Sea Grant Advisory Committee

Alaska Sea Grant releases results of statewide fuel survey

Volunteers sought for salmon taste tests

First Friday exhibit connects art and arctic science

UAF is "head of the pack" for producing fisheries scientists, according to APRN story

Guest lecturer to offer "Climate Change 101"

Rural students, oceanographers team up for science

Visiting scientist to discuss threat of ocean acidification

Fishermen, have you found ways to save fuel? Tell the Marine Advisory Program

New UAF magazine features cover story on CFOS divers

NSF award creates Alaska Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence

The Business of Fish offers fishermen a chance to hone skills without leaving home

Marine Advisory Program offers boaters tips to conserve fuel, save money

UA regents approve new bachelor of arts, minor in fisheries

CFOS students named Dean John A. Knauss Fellows

CFOS seeks new Dillingham marine advisory agent

West Valley student earns fisheries mentorship, scholarship

Alexander honored with classroom dedication

Coastal Marine Institute receives conservation award from U.S. government

Alaska Sea Grant announces 2008–2010 projects

Alaska Sea Grant director announces retirement

CFOS faculty gain promotion/tenure

NOSB finals a resounding success

Red king crabs hatch millions of larvae in Seward hatchery

John Kelley earns Usibelli service award

National high school marine science competition coming to Alaska

Follow CFOS scientists on a research cruise in the Bering Sea

Research center awards $500,000 to marine, fisheries scientists

On thin ice: Marine mammals challenged by climate change

Young marine scientists win scholarships and more at Tsunami Bowl

New director 'spreading the word' about Fish Tech Center

CFOS Knauss Fellow Seanbob Kelly goes to Washington

High school ocean sciences bowl attracts record number of "sea geeks"

Fisheries students sweep four of six awards at Alaska Marine Science Symposium

Dialogue sought on North Aleutian Basin oil and gas development

CFOS helps Alaskans regroup in battle against marine debris

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program and UAF Northwest Campus host IPY speaker series in Nome

2007 Archives

Fishermen collect Alaska red king crab for science

Visiting scientist to lecture on tropical animals

Stakeholders talk energy and fishing in North Aleutian Basin

Divers find new species in Aleutians

Doyle scholarship continues fisheries legacy

Castellini departs for Polar-Palooza

UAF, Bodø University create forum for dialogue between North Aleutian stakeholders on fisheries and offshore energy development

Oceanographer honored for 50 years of service to arctic science

Young scientists trained at Nunivak Island summer camp

Steller's eider duckling makes history

WCPRURC invites pre-proposals

UAF awarded first phase of Alaska Region Research Vessel

Alaska wall calendar more than pretty pictures, it's educational

CFOS fisheries graduate student chosen as National Sea Grant Knauss Fellow

New website to lure Alaskans into fisheries and marine science

Warming Alaska waters may mean fewer crab, more predators

Wakefield estate leaves $857,000 to UAF

Chancellor, provost tour Kasitsna Bay lab

UAF names Seward Marine Center director

CFOS remembers Ole Mathisen

Fisheries center funds $300,000 in new research projects

Bering Strait region gets first Marine Advisory Program agent

Red king crab eggs hatch in Alaska research program

CFOS begins fisheries program expansion

CFOS undergraduates featured in Chancellor's Report

Juneau-Douglas sweeps ocean sciences bowl

Kruse discusses climate change and Alaska's fisheries

Adkison advocates increased fisheries data gathering

Alaska Sea Grant announces new publications and videos

Crab research program prepares for egg hatch

2006 Archives

Alaska Sea Grant Announces 2008–2010 Funding Opportunity

Alaska Sea Grant ranked among nation's best

Fishermen collect Pribilof blue king crab for Alaska hatchery research program

UAF scientists tune into Cook Inlet currents

Divers conduct health check-up of Aleutians

Coastal residents to gather in support of fishing communities

Sea Grant Marine Advisory agent documents Aleutian seabird deaths

Alaska Sea Grant launches multiagency effort to rebuild Kodiak red king crab stocks

Alaska Sea Grant seeks public comment on its performance

Seafood science student wins award

Christie to direct UAF undersea research center

Whitledge to lead UAF Institute of Marine Science

CFOS techies earn networking certification

Hopcroft serves as expert photographer on landmark Atlantic cruise

Alaska Sea Grant awards $1 million to marine research

Gharrett receives $10,000 Usibelli award

CFOS scientists explore gold rush era shipwrecks

UAF breaks ground on new Juneau fisheries facility

CFOS fisheries pioneer dies

Alaska Sea Grant publishes guide to responsible marine wildlife viewing

Cordova Flatfish to join Seward Shrimp Hawks at national ocean science competition is one stop resource for fishermen, seafood processors

Sea Grant conference draws international experts to discuss Alaska crab enhancement

UAF names Keith Criddle to Stevens Professorship

Alaska Region Research Vessel closer to reality

New institute to train future seafood processing leaders

Alaska high school students vie for college scholarships, bragging rights in ocean science competition

Amchitka's nuclear legacy

Pollock fleet provides record funding

CFOS welcomes new students to graduate programs

2005 Archives

Jewett named Fulbright Senior Specialist

Fisheries Division students experience day of fish, fun, and sun

Alaska Sea Grant to help Gulf Coast fishermen

Kruse to chair PICES committee

Scientists discover new species in Arctic Ocean

CFOS graduate student receives accolade

PCCRC seeks proposals for 2006

Pacific rockfish scientists to share research

Metlakatla oysters debut in Fairbanks

Marine mammal scientist named CFOS Associate Dean

Annual Aleutian Life Forum kicks off

CFOS researchers find new uses for salmon byproducts

UAF scientists release humpback whale entangled in fishing gear

Alaska seabird has natural mosquito defense

Field Course in Salmon Management

Tom Shirley Retires

Subramaniam Sathivel organizes symposium on the applications of chitosan in seafood

Follow the Hidden Ocean Explorers!

CFOS explores Hidden Ocean

Chinese Connection

Discovery Channel goes crab fishing

MAP aquaculture specialist spotlighted

American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

Copper River Salmon Workshop No. 1

State of the Salmon

Sea Grant video featured in first Alaska Ocean Film Festival

Coastal Marine Institute annual research review

Sea Grant/NOAA Fisheries sponsor conference

CFOS Staff Recognized

Steiner helps form Shipping Safety Partnership

Juneau-Douglas captures science bowl Team Steller wins statewide high school ocean science competition

Pink and Chum Salmon Workshop Feb. 23-25

CFOS research featured in Polar Biology

Kruse to chair NPFMC Scientific and Statistical Committee

NPFMC moves to protect Aleutian seafloor habitat

Fishing industry research donations top $5 million

Scientists speak at Environment Forum

Fairbanks seniors visit CFOS

Researchers to map Beaufort Sea, Cook Inlet currents

CFOS attends Marine Science in Alaska Symposium

Edwards memorial planned

Tsunami video to air on Alaska Public TV

2004 Archives

Sugai's research, work on oil spill spotlighted

Kelley elected director Sigma Xi Northwest

MAP professor says oil spill could have been avoided

Oil impact on Aleutian crab fishery expected to be minimal

Commercial fishing jobs leave Alaska

CFOS on scene of Aleutian Island oil spill

Sea Grant report highlights research, education, outreach

Shellfish conference draws crowd

Alaska coral guide aims to help fishermen, scientists

Ship of Dreams

Can't keep a good seal down

2005 undersea calendar on sale now at Alaska Sea Grant

Researchers probe marine mysteries off Alaskan coast

CFOS students receive awards at AFS

Census: Plenty of new species in the sea

Conference seeks to kick-start shellfish farming

Scientists publish recommendations for sea otter research

Sugai to take key post at Center for Global Change

Journal: Auklet odor repels ectoparasites

Johnson named MAP Recreation and Tourism Specialist

Logo design sought for Aleutian conference

Bickford awarded NSF Fellowship

UAF Seeks Candidates for Senior Faculty Position in Marine Policy

Shirley among team studying deep sea coral habitats off Hawaii

Survey: State's salmon fishermen optimistic about industry's future

Alaskans hunt for more rhodoliths

Unalaska MAP agent organizes popular marine issues forum

Alaska Ocean Sciences Bowl to air statewide Oct. 3-4

Cliff-climbing scientist saves fallen hiker

Scientists discover new marine habitat in Alaska